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Wednesday February 1, 2017
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Busy times on the local greens
Snowy Mountains Bowls Association (SMBA)
events will commence on Sunday February 5
with the SMBA Shield in which there will be
two teams from each of Cooma and Adaminaby
and one from each of Jindabyne, Bombala and
Also commencing on that date will be the SMBA
Pennants with Jindabyne having two teams and
Cooma and Adaminaby having one each.
Far South Coast Pennants commenced last
Sunday and will carry on till April so it will be a
busy time on local greens.
There’s also the Pairs Tournament at Cooma on
Thursday 2 and Friday 3, February and Triples on
March 2 and 3.
The Sandy Wallace Day is at Jindabyne on
Saturday February 25. There will be lots of
bowling action in the coming months.
Wednesday bowls was well patronised with
three rinks of triples and one of pairs. Innes Rees,
Jeff Abel and Kevin Jackson ran into the in-form
combination of Judy Locker, Mick Mayhew and
Geoff Venables and found themselves trailing
11/20 at the halfway point, and were only able
to score one more shot whilst shots continued to
flow to their opposition.
The Max Povey, Grae Adams and Leonie Snell
combination had a real battle with Kathy Abel,
Alby Marshall and Renate Winckel and were in
front 17/16 with two ends to play. Three shots on
each gave their opponents a win 22/17.
Five shots on the second end to Bronwyn
Abel, Max Butler and Paul Cannell gave them a
temporary boost as Mary Boller Ken Rees and
Neil McGregor replied next end with a six to put
them in front but only briefly as Paul’s team went
on to win 27/22.
The two Bobs, Douglass and Lahy had a
commanding 18/7 lead over Mario Frezza and
Ron Gammon at the halfway point and shared
the shots 10 each for the second half to give the
Bobs victory 28/17.
Twelve people braved the heat on Saturday and
appeared to appreciate the cool of the clubhouse
after the game. Kathy Abel, Max Butler and Nicole
Barnes were comfortable with their 12/8 lead over
Mario Frezza, Jeff Abel and Renate Winckel on
Seven shots to Renate and three to Nicole
had it nicely balanced at 15/15, till Nicole’s team
scored eight shots to one over the last four ends
to give them a good win 23/16. Ron Wainwright,
Maureen Damico and John Barnes were in
command over Geoff Venables, Bronwyn Abel
and Giulio D’Amico from the start and ran out
Far South Coast Bowling Association Pennants
play started last Sunday with Cooma Number
One hosting Candelo in Grade Five and Cooma
Number Two travelled to Merimbula for Grade
In hot but calm conditions Cooma defeated
Candelo 3 rinks 82 to 0 rinks 38. Merimbula
defeated Cooma Two 2 rinks to 1.
The Cooma Team of Mark Buckley, Craig Mills
(subbing for John Schoon), Mel Storta and Daniel
Clough enjoyed success in a fours event last
Saturday when they defeated a team from Tathra
24/11 and one from Merimbula 23/6.
Next Saturday morning John Schoon will return
to the team to contest a semi-final against a team
from Bega with Tura Beach v Merimbula being the
other semi-final. The winners will play the final in
An important note for your diary is the
Annual General Meeting of the Cooma Country
and Bowling Club which will be held in the
Clubhouse on Sunday February 12 commencing
at 10.30am. This is your opportunity to hear
plans for the future, ask questions and express
any concerns if you have any. Don’t miss the
Win for Bombala bowlers
Sunday January 22 was the Silver
Bowl Challenge. Bombala won 2
Rinks and 72 shots and Eden won
1 Rink and 50 shots.
Congratulations to all the
Bombala bowlers for a really good
Apologies to Jamie’s Bobcats
who were not mentioned as a
sponsor of our carnival in last
Social bowls on January 25: B
Callaway, Chris X and H Elliott had
a 25 all draw with M Guthrie, C
Baker and K Callaway.
Next week the result of Round 1
Pennants at Tathra and on Saturday
Round 1 of the Championship
Fours which is sponsored by
Cooma Golf Club news
Last Wednesday’s Stableford was
won by Frank McKnight whose 39
points edged out playing partner
Doug Parker by a shot.
Hunter Caldwell led the ball
winners with 38 points from Mal
Crockett (38), Nathan McGrath (37),
Tony Dawson (37), Heikki Evans
(37), Geoff Bohringer (37 and Charlie
Charlie Beaumont’s not so close
shot was good enough to win NTP
on 9 and Heikki Evans was much
closer on 17 to NTP on that hole.
The Australia Day Medley
Stableford was won by Gary Batten
with 40 points.
Balls were won by Peter Smith
(39), Damian Walsh (38), Steve Young
(38), Dom Rossi (38), Ian O’Farrell
from Moss Vale (38), John Garget
(38), and Tony Monday (38).
On Saturday the fourth round of
the Summer Cup saw Ryan Morgan
take out A Grade with 41 points from
Mark Rainsford (38). B Grade went
to John O’Shea with 41 points from
Geoff Bohringer with 38 and C Grade
was won by Mervyn Crawford with
43 points (the round of the day) from
Mark Kelly with 36 points.
Balls went to Garry Kuchler from
Bega with 38, Mal Crockett, Tom
Geach and David Goggin) all 37,
Robert Coyte, Alan Kelly and Terry
Johnston (all 36).
Nearest the pins were won by Phil
Ingram and Steve Young on 9 and 17
Sunday’s 4BBB Medley Stableford
was won by Gaye Wilson and Val
Leitch with 49 points from Helen and
Ewen Crawford (46), Steve Young
and Rob Smith (45) and Phil Amey
and Heikki Evens (45).
Rob Smith was nearest the pin on
Next Wednesday will feature a
Medley Stableford whilst the first
Monthly Medal for the year will be
held on Saturday and the second
round of the Thredbo Super
Stableford will be held on Sunday.
Ladies playing hot golf in summer competitons
The ladies’ summer 9 hole competitions
are once again underway.
Conditions have been hot and the
course is looking quite good but thirsty
considering the lack of rain. The ball is
More importantly our players are keen
and we are delighted to welcome new and
A large field contested the first round
of the Marilynne Weston Trophy on
The winner of Division 1 was Gaye
Wilson with a pleasing 20 points. The
round of the day really belonged to the
Division 2 winner, Pat Crawford, who had
Cheryl Meillon, Carolyn O’Byrne, both 19
points, and Dorothy Bilbow, 17 points on a
countback all won balls. Lorraine McGregor
was Nearest the Pin second shot on the
In the first round of the Summer Cup Pat
Crawford was the winner with 20 points on
Lorraine McGregor was the runner-up,
also 20 points. Balls were won by Helen
Crawford, 18 points, and Gaye Wilson, 17
points on a countback.
Another large field contested the 2nd
round of the Marilynne Weston Trophy.
The winner was Marilynne with 21 points.
Helen Crawford was the runner-up with 20
Balls were won by Jenny O’Byrne,
Madge Butler and Pat Crawford, all on 17
Nearest The Pin on the fourth was
Lorraine McGregor with an even better
In the second round of the Summer Cup,
Helen Crawford was the winner with 19
Balls were won by Don McGregor,
Marilynne Weston, both 16 points, and Pat
Crawford with 15 points on a countback.
The third round of the Marilynne Weston
Trophy attracted another large field.
The winner was Gaye Wilson, 22 points,
and the runner-up Marilynne Weston, 21
Balls were won by Yvonne Barnes,
Cheryl Meillon, Helen Crawford and Julie
Upton. Nearest The Pin on the ninth
second shot was Gaye Wilson.
Gaye continued with her good form to
take out the third round of the Summer
Cup with 22 points.
Balls were won by Marilynne Weston, 18
points, Helen Crawford and Don McGregor,
both 16 points.
Madge Butler played a fantastic round
of golf to win the fourth round of the
Marilynne Weston Trophy with 23 points.
So many three pointers were recorded!
Marilynne was the runner-up with 22
points. Balls were won by Yvonne Barnes,
20 points, and Lorraine McGregor, 19
points on a countback.
Lorraine also had Nearest The Pin on the
fourth with an excellent second shot.
The final round of the Summer Cup was
won by Pat Crawford with 19 points.
The runner-up was Yvonne Barnes, 18
points. Gaye Wilson won a ball with 17
And guess who won Nearest The Pin
on the 11th? Lorraine McGregor struck
another great chip to win the pin.
The winner of the Summer Cup for 2017
is Gaye Wilson with 156 points (best 3 of 4
See you on the course!
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